Archive of: Top Stories



April Issue 3 2012

Two former area residents die in apparent murder-suicide

Alaska State Troopers say 26-year-old man and 25-year-old woman died in alcohol-fueled incident.

Arts take center stage April Issue 3 2012

Arts take center stage

A year’s worth of artistic effort went on display April 13 at Eagle River High.

Extravaganza to benefit local boy April Issue 3 2012

Extravaganza to benefit local boy

Area residents will get a chance to help one of their own when the Eagle River Elks Club hosts a special benefit for Ethan Fleetwood, a Chugiak Elementary kindergartner who suffers from a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF).

More work planned for  controversial South Fork Trail April Issue 3 2012

More work planned for controversial South Fork Trail

When Chugach State Park crews finished a rehabilitation project on the popular South Fork Trail to Eagle and Symphony lakes last summer, the response from South Fork residents wasn’t exactly enthusiastic.

Be bear aware April Issue 3 2012

Be bear aware

Although the heavy winter snow may have them wanting to hit the snooze button, it won’t be long before local bears begin to rise and shine for the spring.

Police ID dead body as that of missing airman April Issue 2 2012

Police ID dead body as that of missing airman

Police say 24-year-old Clinton Reeves was the victim of foul play.

April Issue 2 2012

Man's body found in Eagle River

Police tight-lipped about details; identification is underway

Paratrooper dies in Afghanistan April Issue 2 2012

Paratrooper dies in Afghanistan

Army says three others injured in Sunday attack.

Blaze destroys Birchwood home April Issue 2 2012

Blaze destroys Birchwood home

A passing jogger woke the owners of a house on Baidarka Street, who were sleeping in their shop next door while they remodeled the home.